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Closing the gap between corporate GHG reduction goals and a 2°C scenario

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22/05/2015

The Science Based Targets initiative – a partnership between CDP, UN Global Compact, World Resources Institute and WWF – has launched a global campaign to recruit 100 companies by the end of 2015 to set greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets in line with climate science. By aligning emission targets with global efforts to limit Earth’s average temperature rise to ...

Boston, NYC, Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Seattle Rank as America’s Most Energy-Efficient US Cities

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22/05/2015

Mayors and local lawmakers in America’s largest cities continue to take innovative steps to lower energy costs for consumers and businesses, increase their resilience, and reduce pollution through increased energy efficiency, according to the 2nd edition of the City Energy Efficiency Scorecard, released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Available online ...

UNEP Annual Report 2014 Highlights Many Environmental Successes

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21/05/2015

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today released its Annual Report 2014, showcasing global environmental successes such as the recovery of the ozone layer, significant advances in renewables investments and the first-ever United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA). The year's major success story came in September, when the Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2014, a report by ...

New Report Outlines Strategies to Increase Funding for Black Carbon Reduction

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22/05/2015

Reducing black carbon emissions could prevent millions of premature deaths annually and play an important role in the global fight against climate change. Yet despite these benefits, an array of black carbon abatement measures that are technically within reach have not yet been financed and deployed to their full potential. A report released today by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) ...

World Meteorological Congress: Facing Up to Climate Change, Extreme Weather

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21/05/2015

The World Meteorological Congress meets from 25 May to 12 June with a focus on how to strengthen weather and climate services to meet the needs of a growing global population and cope with climate variability and change, extreme weather and related shocks on all socio-economic sectors. Congress takes place every four years and decides on the strategy, policies, priorities, budget and office ...

Introducing The Highly Accurate & Durable LSOX Inclinometer Family

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20/05/2015

Jewell Instruments is proud to introduce the LSOX inclinometer family, adding to its precision force balanced tiltmeter product line and including its first CE marked device. This single axis sensor family combines the high accuracy of force balanced technology with the ruggedness to withstand the demanding conditions of a multitude of markets. Units are available with a 6-pin connector ...

Pallmann joins forces with Standard Bio to develop new biorefinery concept using timber waste

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21/05/2015

PALLMANN Group, one of the world's largest manufacturers of innovative size reduction technology, is joining forces with Standard Bio, an expert in novel biomass conversion technologies, to develop a new biorefinery concept that will use low-value organic waste as a resource for clean energy, natural fertilizers and animal protein. The concept is based around the conversion of renewable ...

Innovyze Debuts InfoWorks ICM Executive Suite Edition, Most Comprehensive Watershed Management Technology Release Ever

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21/05/2015

Planning, designing, operating, optimizing and sustaining safe and reliable drainage systems just got faster, easier and more accurate, thanks to the expanded array of features and advanced functionality of industry-leading InfoWorks ICM. The new InfoWorks ICM Executive Suite for comprehensive integrated catchment management is now available via five targeted products: InfoWorks ICM, InfoWorks ...

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